Council Tax Rises Coming to Band D Houses

By Gary Cutlack on at

The average middle-of-the-road house in Wales will end up costing its residents an extra £47 a month from April of this year, as council tax rises kick in and everyone has to contribute a little bit more to help pay for the bins, schools, street lights, council IT departments and so on.

The average Band D house will end up paying some £1,374 in contributions to keep the local lights on, with those living in Blaenau Gwent facing the steepest bills of £1,695. It's good news for anyone with a studio flat for rent in Pembrokeshire, as houses there come in at the lowest end of the charges, contributing £1,071 per household to the local council's war chest. [BBC]

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